Astoria, New York (PressExposure) April 15, 2011 --
Emerging country starlet, Katie Tuck's rich and powerful voice captivates listeners and can only be described as a gift from God. At only 15 years old, Tuck has already recorded in the notorious "Sound Kitchen" of Nashville, Tennessee. In 2010, Tuck's first single, a powerful ballad called "I Wanna Be That Girl," caught the attention of many well-respected country music insiders including Grammy award winning songwriter Liz Rose, best known for her work co-writing with country superstar Taylor Swift ("White Horse," "Teardrops on My Guitar," "You Belong With Me"). Celebrity Entertainment News sites Hollywire.com and iMusicDaily.com have named Katie Tuck the next Taylor Swift!
A Virginia native, Katie grew up listening to a mixture of country, pop, and rock music. Tuck's idol is country music sweetheart and American Idol winner, Carrie Underwood. "She is so amazing and a great role model," says Tuck. Being a good person and setting a good example is at the very core of who Katie Tuck is as a person and artist. Tuck devotes her time and talent to numerous charity fundraisers including the National Children's Advocacy Center to help fight child abuse and neglect. "I believe that God has given me the talent, passion, and desire to do this. I believe that my music will be used to bring smiles, tears, and healing to people. I want to make a difference."
Tuck's passion for music is ingrained in her being. "Music means everything to me. It portrays the emotions and lives of people." It's only natural that Tuck would feel right at home in country music. "It's just who I am. It's music that people can relate to in everyday life." What makes Katie stand apart from others her age in the business is the undeniable fact that her passion for music is genuine, grounded, and faithful.
Tuck pursued her passion by entering talent competitions and industry insiders were quick to take an interest. In a speedy trajectory, Katie made her way from her first talent show in 4th grade singing Hillary Duff's "What Dreams Are Made Of" all the way to Nashville's famed 'Sound Kitchen.' "Recording at the 'Sound Kitchen' was amazing. To record in a studio where so many professional artists record is such a huge honor. The thing I remember most about the experience is the love and support I received from everybody there." Since the release of her first single " I Wanna Be That Girl," Tuck has continued to find love and support from fans who have discovered her music through the revolutionary world of social media.
Following the success of her debut single, Grammy Award winning songwriter Liz Rose was eager to work with country music's fresh new talent. Rose co-wrote and collaborated on Taylor Swift's first two albums, Taylor Swift in 2006 and Fearless in 2008. In 2010, Rose won the Grammy Award for Best Country Song alongside Taylor Swift for "White Horse." That same year, "You Belong With Me" was nominated for Song of the Year. Tuck recently completed production on a new original song with Liz Rose in Nashville called "A Love That's Alive" which is now available on iTunes.
Through her songs, Tuck reflects the entire spectrum of emotions and experiences. She sings with such conviction that it's hard to believe the singer is so young. However, don't be fooled into thinking it's an act, Tuck knows and understands what she sings, adding to the power behind the music. In closing, a pearl of wisdom from Katie Tuck: "People can be vulnerable, yet strong at the same time, enabling them to rise and move on despite what life may throw at them." The wise-beyond-her-years Katie Tuck is a budding star sure to conquer the music scene as well as our hearts.
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